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[Illinois] E-cigarettes also are banned on CTA property

e-cigarettes are banned on CTA buses, trains and other properties. A CTA spokesperson confirmed this for me after an inquiry from Tattler reader John. He said he confronted a person smoking an e-cigarette on a bus:
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Mar 12, 2014 00:51
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[Ireland] E-cigs banned from DART and trains

IRISH Rail has confirmed that electronic cigarettes are now banned from all its DART and train services. The company says it made the decision following complaints from passengers, even though there’s no evidence the devices cause any harm to anybody st
Dublin People Group Newspapers (ie)
added Mar 10, 2014 11:12
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

An anti-smoking activist and community-health specialist has urged the government to ban smoking in cars and even homes to protect children's health. Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smo
South China Morning Post
added Mar 9, 2014 23:47
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[Illinois] No smoking, anywhere

Two bills to further limit smoking are making their way through the Illinois General Assembly. One aims to ban smoking in vehicles with minors. The other proposes to ban smoking on any public college campus in Illinois. Most adults agree smoking should
Illinois Times
added Mar 6, 2014 13:54
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[Rhode Island] RI bill: cops could warn smokers in cars with kids

Legislation in the Rhode Island Senate would allow police to issue warnings to drivers who are seen smoking in a vehicle containing a young child. The proposal, which is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday in a Senate committee, would only apply when
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2014 13:52
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[Illinois] Driving smoke ban wins panel OK

A proposal to ban drivers from smoking with children in the car received the endorsement of a Senate panel on Tuesday. The measure would make it a crime to smoke in an enclosed vehicle while a minor is present and could net drivers a fine of up to $100.
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier (IL)
added Mar 6, 2014 12:40
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[Asia, China] Ban smoking in Hong Kong homes and cars to protect children, expert urges

Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
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Illinois bill banning smoking with kids in car advances

the measure was approved by a Senate panel on Tuesday. The Senate Public Health Committee approved the bill by a 5-2 vote. It now heads to the full Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 5, 2014 17:00
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Revisiting Nicaragua, This Time as a Tourist

Estelí is also the country’s cigar capital, and according to Cigar Journal’s rankings, many of the world’s top stogies are born here. The cigar producers, most of them of Cuban descent, waited out the revolution in Honduras and in the United States and ma
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2014 14:17
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Passive smoking causes irreversible damage to kids' arteries

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children's artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. "Exposure to passiv
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2014 13:33
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